1. The Truth about the Texas Forest Service Budget


    from Will Franklin / Added

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    Texas Forest Service appropriations Biennium Total (in millions) 2002 – 2003 $43.5 2004 – 2005 $70.6 2006 – 2007 $72.4 2008 – 2009 $75.2 2010 – 2011 $109.2 2012 – 2013 $75.4 The Volunteer Firefighter Assistance Account appropriation for the 2012-13 biennium is comparable to amounts included in previous budgets signed by Gov. Perry. A one-time increase in funding for the 2010-11 biennium included funding for recommended capital costs like new equipment. Included below are the appropriations amounts for the Texas Forest Service for each budget signed by Gov. Perry. The Volunteer Firefighter Service Account is included in the total Texas Forest Service appropriation.

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    • Replanting the future


      from The Texas A&M University System / Added

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      Hundreds of Texas A&M University students planted thousands of pine seedlings this month at the fire-ravaged Bastrop State Park and its fabled Lost Pines area with the guidance of Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department personnel.

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